Geofencing Market to hit USD 1.7 billion by 2024


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Geofencing Market to grow at 28% CAGR set to exceed USD 1.7 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

The geofencing market growth is attributed to the popularity of mobility trend leading to extensive proliferation of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, along with rising demand for proximity marketing solutions. The utility of mobile devices is widening as they are consolidating their role as central medium to reach an ever-expanding portfolio of applications and services. GPS-based location services are provided as a default feature in most of these mobile devices. Marketers are leveraging such capabilities of these devices to determine the location of their existing and prospective customers to offer real-time marketing messages to them.

With the growing popularity of AR and beacon technologies, geofencing is being integrated with them to effectively improve proximity marketing campaigns. These technologies are also being leveraged to improve gaming experience of gamers by integrating location-based capabilities with app-based games for mobile devices.

Mobile geofencing market is expected to exhibit promising growth over the forecasted timeline as it can vary the boundaries of the perimeter based on a situation determined by a combination of data streams. Such solutions can automatically define areas based on population density and personalize ads. Hence, message relevancy can be highly enhanced and engagement can be driven to specific business locations.

The product market held a significant geofencing market share of over 80% in 2016 owing to extensive deployment of geofencing systems by enterprises operating in retail, logistics, and automotive sectors. Within the product market, promotion and advertising solutions will exhibit fastest growth between 2017 and 2024 as businesses are increasingly realizing the potential of the technology to improve location-based marketing efforts and in turn, enhance their promotion and marketing ROI.

Service market will gain significant momentum over the forecasted timeline owing to the huge demand for specialized services to operate, maintain and manage the geofencing infrastructure deployed at the customers’ end. Managed services segment will exhibit lucrative growth with the highest CAGR over 35% during the forecast period. This geofencing market growth can be attributed to the growing adoption of cloud computing for deploying geofencing applications.

GPS market will witness positive growth over the timeline owing to considerable ongoing advancement in the technology through replacement of the legacy ground-based systems and GPS satellites with newer ones. With large scale adoption of GPS tracking systems for fleet management applications in the logistics industry, the geofencing market size is expected to steadily increase between 2017 and 2024.

Cloud-based geofencing solutions will experience significant adoption over the forecasted timeline due to rapidly growing popularity of cloud computing. As cloud-based applications offer enhanced flexibility and scalability to deploy geofencing application, cloud geofencing market will exhibit fastest growth between 2017 and 2024.

North America will hold a majority share in the geofencing market by 2024 due to the presence of robust communication and internet infrastructure in the region. As the U.S. government is heavily investing in the GPS modernization project, the performance of satellite-based communication and location systems in the region is expected to improve significantly over the forecasted timeline. The APAC region will grow the fastest due to increase in the use of location analytics in countries such as India, Japan, China, and ANZ.

The key players operating in the geofencing market are PlotProjects, Apple, Thumbvista, Esri, Bluedot innovation, Swirl Networks, Embitel,, Mapcite, UpSnap, Google, Gimbal, Placecast, DreamOrbit, GeoMoby, Localytics, Pulsate, Radar Labs, and Urban Airship.

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